Entertainment | NW Life | Books | ArtsOPB | Nov. 27, 2015 8 a.m. | Portland
"The Social Network" star talks about why OCD isn't good for humor writing, why children are like immigrants to Earth, and the impetus behind his new book, "Bream Gives Me Hiccups And Other Stories."
Environment | NW Life | FoodOPB | Nov. 25, 2015 midnight
Connoisseurs say oysters can take on flavors of melon, cucumber and mushroom. Experts say its taste is all dependent on where the mollusk lives.
Photographed by Albert H. Wulzer on a trip to the Columbia Gorge, this block house was built by the army in 1856 to protect troops and settlers at Cascade Rapids. It was abandoned in 1861, coinciding with the start of the Civil War.
The Portland Art Museum opened in 1893 on the second floor of the Portland Library, housing no art, only a collection of art books. The museum opened the Portland Art Museum School in 1909.
Oregon author Brian Doyle has been collecting letters from his readers. Some love him, some ask questions and some ... well, you decide. At a recent appearance at Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon, he read aloud from a selection of letters he’s received.
Linus Pauling, the brilliant chemist and humanitarian who grew up and attended college in Oregon, is the only person in history to win two unshared Nobel Prizes.
Music | Entertainment | NW Life | ArtsOPB | Oct. 26, 2015 2:12 p.m.
British singer Florence Welch whipped the Memorial Coliseum into an ecstatic frenzy with her exultant voice, boundless energy and unadulterated charisma.
Portland, population 10,000 in 1870, was known as a wide open town. Gambling, alcohol, prostitution – anything went. In 1869, 200 liquor licenses were issued, one for every 40 people.